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Highly regarded

Bar admissions:

England & Wales


United Kingdom

Practice areas:

Project development

Industry sectors:

Oil and gas

Nicholas Buckworth is an English solicitor and Shearman & Sterling’s Managing Partner for Europe and for the firm’s London office. He is also part of the firm’s six-member Executive Group.


Nick is ranked in Band 1 for Projects by Chambers UK 2014. He was also named in the Guide to The World's Leading Project Finance Lawyers, a survey of expert legal advisers to the international project finance market. Nick has recently been awarded "MVP of the Year: Project Finance" by Law360 Awards 2013.

• Project Development & Finance

• State Controlled Companies/Sovereign Wealth Funds

• Mexico Energy Reforms

• Power

• Infrastructure/Transportation Projects

• Petrochemicals

• Oil & Gas

• Nuclear

• Financial Institutions

Dundee University, LL.B., 1983